The "Special Tribeca Mixed Use District" established in this Resolution is designed to promote and protect public health, safety and general welfare. These general goals include, among others, the following specific purposes:

(a)        to retain adequate wage, job-producing, stable industries within the Tribeca neighborhood;

(b)        to protect light manufacturing and to encourage stability and growth in the Tribeca neighborhood by permitting light manufacturing and controlled residential uses to coexist where such uses are deemed compatible;

(c)        to provide housing opportunity of a type and at a density appropriate to this mixed use zone;

(d)        to ensure the provision of safe and sanitary housing units in converted buildings; and

(e)        to promote the most desirable use of land and building development in accordance with the Plan for Lower Manhattan as adopted by the City Planning Commission.